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Study: GPs 'should support' patients on meal-replacement weight-loss programmes

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@The Man' Daddy.- Before you start calling names to your colleagues. 1) The above study is not limited to diabetic it is for general obese patients. 2) Diabetic are already supported well by help of dietitian support / specialized diabetic nurses. If they want to support patient to loose weight by giving them gold shakes let it come from special funding. We have no problem with that 3) My problem is making genralisation . Every obese patient will ask for this replacement diet, then what are you going to do? Most of these replacement diet shakes cost around 100 £/ person / month. Considering 25 % of population is obese in community are we going to fund this at the cost of cutting down our heart & knee operations?

Posted date

27 Sep 2018

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2:23pm

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